Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 7+
 
Bare-bones arcade-style baseball swings and misses.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Stellar pro hoops franchise slam-dunks with added modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun skateboarding game is loaded with real-world stunts.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Stellar NBA basketball sim is slam-dunk family fun.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Fun remake, but unrealistically portrays injuries.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Average Olympics sim might get kids off the couch.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 9+
 
Average baseball simulation takes a step back in controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2011)
age 7+
 
Quirky but fun gridiron sim played with dogs and humans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
age 9+
 
Good baseball sim improves over previous year's version.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
age 13+
 
Social game combines racing sim and NASCAR fantasy league.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
age 12+
 
Decent skateboarding game has a positive message.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Incredible hoops sim that doubles as NBA history lesson.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2010)
age 13+
 
Convoluted Facebook fantasy football game invites spending.
Platforms: Facebook
(2010)
age 13+
 
Facebook football game -- look out for hidden fees.
Platforms: Facebook
(2010)
age 7+
 
Fabulous baseball game promotes exercise, sportsmanship.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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